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Linda Wong

Honorary Advisor and Thematic Expert for Sustainable Development Goal 12 (Responsible Consumption and Production) Goal 13 (Climate Action), Goal 14 (Life below Water) and Goal 15 (Life on Land)

Ms. Linda Wong functions as the Deputy Secretary General of the China Biodiversity Conservation and Green Development Foundation (CBCGDF - http://www.cbcgdf.org/English/index.html).

She is an active advocate of United Nations Sustainable Development Goals with particular interest in the biodiversity targets, sustainable consumption and production, biodiversity-related corporate social responsibility, gender equality and environment-friendly lifestyles.

Skills: Wildlife protection, biodiversity conservation, environmental laws and legislations, environmental ethics, sustainability, awareness promotion, philanthropy and writing.

Member of:
- the IUCN Education and Communication (CEC)
- Species Survival Commission (SSC)
- World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA),
- Dark Skies Advisory Group (DSAG)

Certified psychological consultant. China's first NGO spokesperson.

Professional engagement:
Tianjin Foreign Studies University
Guest Professor
2020 November - Present
Tianjin, China

China Biodiversity Conservation and Green Development Foundation
Deputy Secretary General
2015 December - Present
Beijing
The starter who launched a national campaign of "Walk Your Chopsticks" to reduce unnecessary take-out food waste, which inspired some other NGO to file environmental public interest litigation against China's major meal delivery giants. It turned out to be a great initiative towards a pollution-free planet. Suported by CAST, implemented a project on discussing the necessity and feasibility on a national level Biodiversity Conservation Law in 2016. Successfully helped the CBCGDF to become a partner of the CMS, a memberof the GGBN, an observer of CITES and ITPGRFA, a data publisher of GBIF, etc.

Pacte Mondial pour l'Environnement
Ambassadrice
2020 August - Present

Education:
Peking University

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